Maria is an ABC-certified prosthetist/orthotist for Hanger Clinic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
As a clinician, Maria specializes in pediatric lower limb orthotics and prosthetics and is skilled in the orthotic management of cranial remolding orthoses and scoliosis, among other conditions.
She loves that her work perfectly combines her interest in engineering with her passion for helping people. It allows her to use her knowledge and talents for the service of others. She finds it rewarding to be able to provide continuous care as kids grow and to build relationships with their families over the years.
Born and raised in Mexico, Maria is fluent in Spanish.
Outside of work, she enjoys working out, playing the piano, and spending time with her family.
- Baylor College of Medicine Orthotics and Prosthetics Program, 2020
- Priorities for the design and control of upper limb prostheses: A focus group study; J. Zheng, C. Kalpakjian, M. Larraga-Martinez, C. Chestek, D. Gates; Disability and Health Journal; 2019